4 Definitions of Sterile

The meaning of the word sterile, the definition of Sterile:

a. - Producing little or no crop; barren; unfruitful; unproductive; not fertile; as, sterile land; a sterile desert; a sterile year.

a. - Incapable of reproduction; unfitted for reproduction of offspring; not able to germinate or bear fruit; unfruitful; as, a sterile flower, which bears only stamens.

a. - Free from reproductive spores or germs; as, a sterile fluid.

a. - Fig.: Barren of ideas; destitute of sentiment; as, a sterile production or author.

The word "sterile" uses 7 letters: E E I L R S T

Direct anagrams of sterile:

leister retiles

Words formed by adding one letter before or after sterile, or to sterile in any order:

a - ateliers earliest leariest realties   c - reticles sclerite tiercels triscele   d - relisted   e - leeriest sleetier steelier   k - triskele   n - enlister listener reenlist silenter   p - epistler peltries perlites reptiles   s - leisters tireless   t - retitles  

Shorter words found within sterile:

eel eels el elite elites els else er ere ers erst es ester et ie il ire ires is isle islet istle it its lee leer leers lees leet leets lei leis lest let lets li lie lier liers lies lire lis list listee lister lit lite liter liters litre litres lits re ree reel reels rees reest rei reis relet relets relies relist relit res reset resile resite rest ret rete retie reties retile rets riel riels rile riles rise rite rites see seel seer sei sel ser sere set si silt sir sire siree sit site sleet slier slit sr sri steel steer stele stere stile stir streel te tee teel teels tees tel tele teles tels teres terse ti tie tier tiers ties til tile tiler tilers tiles tils tire tires tirl tirls tis tree trees tries

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